2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
|65 and over||40.3||2.0||56.9||2.0|
|85 and over||42.8||2.9||66.0||3.6|
|Median income of patient's ZIP code||First quartile (lowest income)||41.4||2.8||57.2||3.1|
|Fourth quartile (highest income)||9.9||0.9||12.0||0.9|
|Location of patient residence||Large central metropolitan||30.1||3.4||33.5||3.2|
|Large fringe metropolitan||16.6||1.8||23.0||1.9|
|Region of inpatient treatment||Northeast||29.3||4.0||29.6||3.4|
a Without short-term (ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, coma) or long-term (renal, eye, neurologic, circulatory, other unspecified) complications.
b Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender only; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age only.
Key: SE: standard error.
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1.